2017 Grant Recipients

Wilkes Community College - Alleghany - $23,817
Construction of Welding & Diesel Technology Center

Alleghany Wellness Center - $4,500
$2,000 toward the expansion of the current program, Health is Power (HIP), and $1,500 for PSR clients attendance of AWC programs of exercise and cooking health

Solid Rock Food Closet - $2,030
Establisment of necessary infrastructure for day-to-day distribution of fresh produce

Alleghany Partnership for Children - $2,000
To purchase food, supplies, child safety seats and other needed items fo the Circle of Parents Group

Ashe Partnership for Children - $30,000
Remodel of residential property into the Partnership office

Ashe Memorial Hospital - $25,000
Replacement of current operating room lights

Ashe Services for Aging - $10,000
Funds to replace exterior porches

Helton Township, Inc. - $5,000
New flooring for safety and efficiency

Ashe County Sharing Center - $1,000
Funds requested for The Sharing Center Main Pantry, The Children’s Pantry and Backpack Outreach Ministry and the Northwest Ashe Mobile Pantry

Ashe Really Cares - $1,000
Purchase of a commercial refrigeration unit

The Caldwell Halfway House - $10,000
Support of a safe and healthy environment for alcoholics and addicts as they recover and re-enter society

Caldwell Senior Center - $5,000
Funds used to support Medicare counseling and enrollments

Helping Hands Clinic - $5,000
Support of the Urgent Care Clinic

Caldwell County REACT - $3,000
Disaster and emergency assistance to first responders and education about disaster preparedness

South Caldwell Christian Ministries - $3,000
Support of the food pantry program

Communities in Schools - Caldwell County - $1,435
Funding of “Pathways to the Future” program

Hunger & Health Coalition - $13,000
Replacement of incandescent tube lighting to LED bulbs for annual cost reduction of $1,100 per year

Friends of St. Matthews Chapel - $7,500
Restoration of St. Matthews Chapel

Community Care Clinic - $5,000
Expansion of mental health offerings and tobacco cessation services for low income individuals

Casting Bread Food Pantry - $3,218
Establishment of a Welcome Center to allow patrons of pantry/soup kitchen a waiting area

Hospitality House in Boone - $2,500
Support of the Garden Program which contributes fresh produce, eggs and herbs to the kitchen/pantry

OASIS - $2,000
To fund utility deposits for families fleeing intimate partner violence


American Red Cross - $5,000
Funds to support Disaster Cycle Services

Special Olympics - $5,000    
Funds to engage those with intellectual disabilities in a sports program with their peers